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Dec 05 2019 22

Brio is a noun that means enthusiasm or vigor.

Our word of the day is what is known as a loan word, meaning ‘a word adopted from a foreign language with little or no modification.’ Brio is from Italian, and in English it maintains its meaning of ‘vivacity’ or ‘enthusiasm.’

The band director felt I my performance was flat and unenthusiastic. He encouraged me to bring more brio into my playing.